Programs and Activities Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Irvine Senior Services.  To ensure we are meeting the needs of our senior community, we ask that all volunteers commit to volunteering a minimum of two hours per week for at least three months.

The majority of our volunteer opportunities are Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  If you need weekend or evening hours, please see the Fitness Center Attendant and Facility Operations Support opportunities.

Below you will find a listing of our current Programs and Activities volunteer openings. If you are interested in any of these, please contact Jackie Friday at 949-724-6923 or

Fitness Center Attendant │ Rancho Senior Center and Trabuco Center

Help oversee the operations of the Rancho or Trabuco Fitness Centers

  • Duties:  Help ensure members are following policies, pull member files and help monitor expiration dates, assist members with equipment, answer questions as needed.
  • Requirements:  Must be 18+ and have general knowledge about how to use the fitness equipment.
  • Available Shifts:
    • Rancho Fitness Center:  Mondays from 8-10 a.m.
    • Trabuco Fitness Center:  Mondays from 2-4 p.m., Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m.; Wednesdays from noon-2 p.m.; Fridays from 8-10 a.m., 12-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.

Little Big Band Dance Host │ Lakeview Senior Center

Enjoy an afternoon of live music and dancing while you host the weekly dance

  • Duties:  Greet participants, socialize and serve as the liaison between City staff and the band.
  • Requirements:  Must be 18+ and enjoy dancing and socializing with large groups. Available for weekly dance.
  • Available Shifts:  Every Thursday from 2-4 p.m.

English Mentor │ Lakeview Senior Center and Trabuco Center

Help teach English to Korean speaking seniors in a beginning class.

  • Duties:  Teach a beginning English course to Korean speaking seniors.
  • Requirements:  Must make a six month commitment beginning January 2018.
  • Available Shifts:  Times vary; contact Gabriel Cano-Franco at 949-724-6904 or for more information.